+43.07778, -96.04444
43°04'40" N, 96°02'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 59 over MILL CREEK
Structure number:000000000038301
Location:4.2 mi N of N Jct IA 10
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,410 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:50.8 tons [46.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.5 tons [27.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
September 201596.0Fair6 out of 10-1410
September 201399.4Fair6 out of 10-1380
September 201199.4Fair6 out of 10-1360
September 200996.3Fair6 out of 10-1430
September 200796.3Good7 out of 10-1450
September 200596.3Good7 out of 10-1440
December 200396.3Good7 out of 10-1500
June 200196.3Good7 out of 10-1440
July 199997.4Good7 out of 10-1510
May 199797.4Good7 out of 10-1390
March 199597.4Good7 out of 10-1350
March 199397.5Good7 out of 10-1180
April 199197.0Good7 out of 10-960

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.24616762170